New Arrivals · Downloadable Audiobooks

January 31, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Blood games [electronic resource]

January 30, 2015
Neill, Chloe.
Old Saybrook : Tantor Media, 2014.
1 sound file : digital
Read by Sophie Eastlake.
Duration: 10:20:41
While Merit didn't choose to become a vampire or Sentinel of Cadogan House, she vowed to fight for her House and it's Master. A killer is stalking Chicago, preying on humans and leaving his victims with magical souvenirs. The CPD hasn't been able to track the assailant, and as the body count rises, the city is running out of options. Vampires and humans aren't on great terms, but murder makes for strange bedfellows. Can Merit find the killer before she becomes a target?

The raven [electronic resource]

January 30, 2015
Morgan, John Michael.
New York : Books on Tape, 2015.
1 sound file : digital
John Morgan.
Duration: 13:35:09

Revenant [electronic resource] : Demonica Series, Book 11

January 30, 2015
Ione, Larissa, author.
Ashland : Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2014.
1 sound file : digital
Hillary Huber.
Duration: 12:00:48

The great psychedelic armadillo picnic [electronic resource] : a walk in Austin

January 30, 2015
Friedman, Kinky.
New York : Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group, 2004.
1 sound file : digital
Read by Stephen Hoye.
Duration: 03:04:28
Kinky Friedman, the original Texas Jew boy, guides readers through the sights, sounds, food, and various and sundry oddities of his favorite Texas city. Known for live music and food, Austin is also the home of Willie Nelson, Janis Joplin, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and a number of other music legends. In this slightly insane and surprisingly practical guide to the coolest city in Texas, you'll find out which restaurant President Bush thinks is the best burger joint; you'll get a glimpse of Willie Nelson's home; and the best view of the Mexican free-tailed bats as they make their nightly flights to and from the Congress Avenue Bridge. This newest addition to the Crown journeys series includes quizzes, puzzles, and bits of personal history you won't find in a Frommer's guide.

Every living thing [electronic resource]

January 30, 2015
Herriot, James.
New York : Macmillan Audio, 2003.
1 sound file : digital
NARRATOR: Christopher Timothy.
Duration: 11:11:11
Another collection of stories in the author's continuing memoirs of his life as a country veterinarian in Yorkshire, England.

Storming the castle [electronic resource]

January 30, 2015
James, Eloisa.
New York : HarperCollins, 2010.
1 sound file : digital
Read by Nicola Barber.
Duration: 03:17:17
Featuring the handsome and mysterious Wick from A Kiss At Midnight. What Miss Phillipa Damson needs is a good, old fashioned knight in shining armor. What she has is a fianč she never wanted and a compelling urge to run away. But if she manages to escape, will she find her happily ever after?

After [electronic resource]

January 30, 2015
Todd, Anna, author.
New York : Simon & Schuster Audio, 2014.
1 sound file : digital
Read by Elizabeth Louise.
Duration: 16:30:23
Tessa didn't plan on meeting H. during her freshman year of college. But now that she has, her life will never be the same.

Viper Game [electronic resource]

January 30, 2015
Feehan, Christine.
New York : Books on Tape, 2015.
1 sound file : digital
Tom Stechschulte.
Duration: 15:01:07
GhostWalker Wyatt Fontenot, the subject of a secret military experiment that gave him special catlike abilities, returns home to the bayou and helps the mysterious Le Poivre de Cayenne protect three girls from a deadly enemy.

Original gangster [electronic resource] : the real life story of one of America's most notorious drug lords

January 30, 2015
Lucas, Frank, 1930-
Ashland : Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2010.
1 sound file : digital
Read by Cary Hite
Duration: 08:03:28
Frank Lucas, a real-life American gangster who has been the subject of many documentary and major motion pictures, chronicles his life as the biggest drug kingpin of the mid-twentieth century. In the 1960s, Lucas took control of the Harlem drug trade by selling smuggled Indo-Chinese heroin at a cut rate. His 'Blue Magic' drugs netted him a copious million dollars a day, making him more powerful than the Mafia. Here, finally in his own words, Lucas recalls his dramatic rise to power.

Magic for beginners [electronic resource] : stories

January 30, 2015
Link, Kelly.
New York : Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group, 2014.
1 sound file : digital
Duration: 10:45:48
The faery handbag -- The hortlak -- The cannon -- Stone animals -- Catskin -- Some zombie contingency plans -- The great divorce -- Magic for beginners.

Ever by my side [electronic resource] : a memoir in eight [acts] pets

January 30, 2015
Trout, Nick.
Old Saybrook : Tantor Media, 2014.
1 sound file : digital
Read by Simon Vance.
Duration: 08:45:59
Ever By My Side is a very personal memoir told through the lens of all the pets Dr. Nick Trout has had in his life.

The smoke ring [electronic resource]

January 30, 2015
Niven, Larry.
1 sound file : digital
Read by Pat Bottino.
Duration: 10:10:46
In the free-fall environment of the Smoke Ring, the descendants of the crew of the Discipline no longer remembered their Earth roots or the existence of Sharls Davis Kendy, the computer-program despot of the ship, until Kendy initiated contact once more. Fourteen years later, only Jeffer, the Citizen's Tree scientist, knows that Kendy is still watching and waiting. Then the Citizen's Tree people learn for the first time of the Admiralty, a large society living in free fall. And it is likely that the Admiralty has maintained, intact, Discipline's original computer library.

Absolute monarchs [electronic resource] : a history of the papacy

January 30, 2015
Norwich, John Julius, 1929-
Old Saybrook : Tantor Media, 2011.
1 sound file : digital
Read by Michael Page.
Duration: 18:57:31
The astonishing story of some of history's most revered and reviled figures. Men who still cast light and shadows on the vatican and the world today. Norwich captures nearly two thousand years of inspiration and devotion, intrigue and scandal.

The nightingale [electronic resource] : a novel

January 30, 2015
Hannah, Kristin, author.
New York : Macmillan Audio, 2015.
1 sound file : digital
Read by Polly Stone.
Duration: 17:19:54
Reunited when the elder's husband is sent to fight in World War II, French sisters Vianne and Isabelle find their bond as well as their respective beliefs tested by a world that changes in horrific ways.

Lead . . . for god's sake! [electronic resource]

January 30, 2015
Gongwer, Todd G..
Carol Stream : Oasis Audio, 2011.
1 sound file : digital
Read by Brandon Batchelar.
Duration: 06:56:56
A captivating story that will help you find your purpose and leadership in life. Although hes one of the most successful high school basketball coaches in Kentuckys history, Steve Rocker, for the first time in his life, is falling short of expectations. His players have lost their will to win, their love for their teammates, and their passion to play. Coach Rockers motivational methods that have always worked beforeand have resulted in his successare now failing, and he doesnt know why. Struggling to understand whats happening, Coach seeks the counsel of one of his most successful friends, CEO Grant Steffin, who, while fighting his own battles, offers advice based on his own leadership experiences. Coach Rocker also stumbles upon some unexpected insight fromof all peopleJoe Taylor, the high school janitor. As Coachs season spirals downward, and as he continues to interact with these two intriguing men, the why questions become louder and louder in his head. Why does he do what he does? Or for that matter, why does he even exist? These questions eventually push him to go deeper into his own heart than he ever imagined possible to determine his purpose not only in leadership but also in life.

The elegance of the hedgehog [electronic resource]

January 30, 2015
Barbery, Muriel, 1969-
Prince Frederick : HighBridge Company, 2009.
1 sound file : digital
Read by Barbara Rosenblat and Cassandra Morris.
Duration: 09:34:20
An enchanting New York Times and international bestseller and award-winner about life, art, literature, philosophy, culture, class, privilege, and power, seen through the eyes of a 54-year old French concierge and a precocious but troubled 12-year-old girl. Renée Michel is the 54-year-old concierge of a luxury Paris apartment building. Her exterior ("short, ugly, and plump") and demeanor ("poor, discreet, and insignificant") belie her keen, questing mind and profound erudition...

Perfect kind of trouble [electronic resource]

January 30, 2015
Fine, Chelsea.
Ashland : Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2015.
1 sound file : digital
Susanna Duff.
Duration: 00:00:00

Get In Trouble [electronic resource] : Stories

January 30, 2015
Kelly, Link,.
New York : Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group, 2015.
1 sound file : digital
Duration: 09:57:49

The glitter and the gold [electronic resource] : the American duchess---in her own words

January 30, 2015
Balsan, Consuelo Vanderbilt.
Old Saybrook : Tantor Media, 2012.
1 sound file : digital
Narrator: Coleen Marlo.
Duration: 09:44:24
Consuelo Vanderbilt was young, beautiful and the heir to a vast family fortune. She was also deeply in love with an American suitor when her mother chose instead for her to fulfill her social ambitions and marry an English Duke. Leaving her life in America, she came to England as the Duchess of Marlborough in 1895 and took up residence in her new home-Blenheim Palace.The ninth Duchess gives unique first-hand insight into life at the very pinnacle of English society in the Edwardian era. An unsnobbish, but often amused observer of the intricate hierarchy both upstairs and downstairs at Blenheim Palace, she is also a revealing witness to the glittering balls, huge weekend parties and major state occasions she attended or hosted. Here are her encounters with every important figure of the day-from Queen Victoria, Edward VII and Queen Alexandra to Tsar Nicholas, Prince Metternich and the young Winston Churchill.This intimate, richly enjoyable memoir is a wonderfully revealing portrait of a golden age.

After the storm [electronic resource]

January 30, 2015
Banks, Maya.
New York : Penguin Group US, 2014.
1 sound file : digital
Adam Paul.
Duration: 12:37:59
Donovan Kelly, one of the elite agents of Kelly Group International, must protect a beautiful stranger and her younger siblings who, on the run from their past, are searching for a safe place to start over.

The secrets of midwives [electronic resource]

January 30, 2015
Hepworth, Sally.
New York : Macmillan Audio, 2015.
1 sound file : digital
Alison Larkin.
Duration: 08:14:53
Determined to hide the identity of her baby's father from others, a third-generation midwife is separated from and bound to her mother and grandmother by a similar secret from the past. Discussion guide available online.

When lions roar [electronic resource] : the Churchills and the Kennedys

January 30, 2015
Maier, Thomas, 1956-
Ashland : Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2014.
1 sound file : digital
Read by Malcolm Hillgartner.
Duration: 21:48:57
Beginning in the 1930s, from London to America, two powerful families shared an ever-widening circle of friends, lovers, and political associates -- soon shattered by war, spying, infidelity, and two tragic deaths. By the 1960s and JFK's presidency, the Churchills and the Kennedys had overcome their bitter differences and helped to define the greatness in each other. Acclaimed biographer Thomas Maier tells this dynastic saga through fathers and their sons -- and the remarkable women in their lives --providing keen insight into the Churchill and Kennedy families and the profound forces of duty, loyalty, courage, and ambition that shaped them.

Medium raw : a bloody valentine to the world of food and the people who cook [electronic resource]

January 30, 2015
Bourdain, Anthony.
New York : HarperCollins, 2010.
1 sound file : digital
Anthony Bourdain.
Duration: 08:59:38
Selling out -- The happy ending -- The rich eat differently than you and me -- I drink alone -- So you wanna be a chef -- Virtue -- The fear -- Lust -- Meat -- Lower education -- I'm dancing -- "Go ask Alice" -- Heroes and villains -- Alan Richman is a douchebag -- "I lost on Top Chef" -- "It's not you, it's me" -- The fury -- My aim is true -- The fish-on-Monday thing.
Tracking his own strange and unexpected voyage from journeyman cook to globe-traveling professional eater and drinker, and even to fatherhood, Bourdain takes no prisoners as he dissects what he's seen, pausing along the way for a series of confessions, rants, investigations, and interrogations of some of the most controversial figures in food.

Chained by night [electronic resource]

January 30, 2015
Ione, Larissa, author.
Old Saybrook : Tantor Media, 2014.
1 sound file : digital
Read by Amy Landon.
Duration: 11:40:38
From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Larissa Ione comes the second exciting installment of the Moonbound Clan Vampires series.

Redemption [electronic resource] : freed by Jesus from the idols we worship and the wounds we carry

January 30, 2015
Wilkerson, Mike.
Escondido : christianaudio.com, 2014.
1 sound file : digital
Duration: 07:12:21

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